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Drikung Center Opening in Malaysia



IMG 5058 3The grand opening ceremony for the newly built Kedah Drikung Kagyu Dharma Centre was conducted on Dec 7, 2018 in Kedah, Malaysia in the presence of H.H. the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang. At 8 am H.H. the Drikung Kyabgon led the consecration for the new temple and the statues of the shrine.

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 After the consecration H.H. officially opened the new temple by cutting the ribbons with the auspicious prayers of Mangalacharan at the main gate of the temple. The welcome speech was extended by Mr. L. Y. Chong, the president of the Kedha Drikung Kagyu Dharma Centre. H.E. Thritsab Rinpoche, the spiritual director of the K.D.K.C, gave speech on the brief history and the aims and objectives of the Center. His Eminence said that this Center doesn’t belong to a particular person or Centre, it belongs to all people from all backgrounds and is aimed for creating opportunity as a learning Centre, and also will conduct a Sunday school for young people.

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At 11 am H.H. The Drikung Kyabgon gave a speech rejoicing over the successful accomplishment of the new Centre and H.H. wishes that the centre can serve for many beings and bring peace on earth. H.H. thanked for their hard works and finally prayed for all to attain enlightenment. At 11:30 the traditional Lion dances were performed to amuse the people’s heart and at 12 noon the lunch was served for all. 

IMG 5076 3After lunch the most Ven. Nupa Rinpoche gave teaching for the devotees and in the evening the lamp offering prayers and Guru Yoga Puja and Tsoktso offering were conducted. Many Drikung Kagyu Rinpoches, Drupons, lamas and people from different parts of world also gathered. H.H. also led the life releasing program and prayers for all mother sentient beings to achive a fortunate life. H.H. offered Mr. L.Y. Chong the title of “Acharya” for his good knowledge and experience in the Buddha Dharma and also his tireless effort and dedication for Drikung Kagyu Lineage.

IMG 7819 3The grand Farewell Dinner was hosted by Kedah Drikung Kagyu Dharma Centre in Alorstar on 11/12/2018 at Sentosa Regency Hotel. The welcoming and thank you speech were delivered by Mr. L. Y. Chong the president of the Centre. The songs and dance performances were offered for Holiness as a token of thanks for kindly visiting and making the grand opening (new Temple) ceremony successful. In the end there were grand Lamp Offering and world peace prayer led by Holiness.

After the poening program in Alorstar H.H. visited Palme Gon Buddhist Center, Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia on 14/12/2018. There H.H. bestowed the Pedling Guru Shidak Empowermen to the devotees and the members of the Palme Gon Buddhist Centre. Many Drikung Kagyu Rinpoches and Lamas were also presented to received the teaching and empowerment with the public over there.IMG 5260 3

On 15/12/2018 H.H. led the Namgyalma Thousands Offering Puja at the near by river bank of the centre starting from 10 am to 5pm. Many people gathered to participate for the thousand offerings Puja and in the evening there were Jangchok Puja and Smoke Offering Puja conducting for all mother sentient beings.

IMG 5222On 16/12/2018, in the morning H.H. will led another life release program in Penang, and in the evening HH blessed the Phowa Transmission and Long Life Empowerment.

His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon also visited the Manjushree Vihara, Penang, Malaysia for Vajrasattva Empowerment and Dharma teaching.

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